Green Festival Speakers

Peter Nicholson


Knowledgeable on a broad array of sustainabilityrelated topics, Peter consults on and undertakes forwardthinking design projects for a diversity of clients, including government agencies, institutional nonprofits, and diverse businesses. An adept facilitator, he also teaches Foresight's Urban Sustainable Design Studio program and moderates panels at the organization's monthly Green Drinks events.

Prior to establishing Foresight, he held positions as an administrator, editor/writer, communications director, designer, and project manager in the corporate and nonprofit sectors. In 1995 he cofounded the Eos Orchestra, an innovative classical music ensemble based in New York City, and produced its first multidisciplinary event, the highly acclaimed Music of Paul Bowles Festival. Peter studied Music, English, and Creative Writing at Oberlin College and Conservatory of Music, and Design at the Institute of Design at the Illinois Institute of Technology.